Category Archives: childrens

Catching up….

I’ve posted nothing for a long time so here goes:    Typical of the series and an excellent read which is pitched perfectly for the 10s to 15s market. This could be enjoyed by anybody and indeed I loved it! … Continue reading

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Explosive!!!

Itch again! This is the second book in the series by Simon Mayo and it does not disappoint . It has an explosive start. We start back in Cornwall after the events of the first book and with Itch and … Continue reading

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Scratching the “itch”

Just now and again, I’ll read something that’s not intended for me. This book is written for those who are in early secondary education (I think it would be fair to say that the intended group are 10-15years old), but, … Continue reading

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Chilling

It would appear that I am having a “nights drawing in” and “ghostly tales by the fire” sort of season. This book is very well done and although aimed at a younger audience does not fail to deliver heaps of … Continue reading

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Graphic

Back to my teens for this one – have waited a long time to re-read this and so far it is just as I remember

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The sweet perfume of success

Just finished a brilliant children’s book “mr stink” by David Walliams. It’s a great book and casts a wry look at middle class values in our society. There is more to this little tale than meets the eye and it … Continue reading

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Inventive

Going a little off piste with this one. Normally I reserve this blog for books but this is a bit of a crossover. I read ” the invention of Hugo cabret” a couple of years ago. I eagerly awaited a … Continue reading

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